Hayden Herrera Writing Styles in Frida, a Biography of Frida Kahlo

Hayden Herrera
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Perspective

The point of view of the entire biography is through the narrative interpretations of the author. Supplementing her personal interpretations of Kahlo's paintings are the accounts from Kahlo's friends and associates. In addition and most importantly, Kahlo's numerous letters are reprinted in full in order for the reader to gain a better perspective on how Kahlo saw her situation and talked to those she loved. The letters that are provided are frequent and with these letters, it is as though Kahlo herself has written the biography. Of course, Kahlo would have been able to supplement additional details, but the letters to her lovers and friends show her passion and give her blunt, honest approach to various situations, such as her true feelings on Gringolandia, Detriot and Paris.

Noticeably, there are some communications that are not included, including some of Kahlo's personal account of specific instances, such as Rivera's...

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